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e-passport

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a passport with an embedded microchip carrying information about the holder
[C20: from e-2 + passport]
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* Electronic Passports Market Revenue & Growth Rate by Type [, Ordinary E-passport & Service & Diplomatic E-Passport] (Historical & Forecast)
The government has extended the deadline to travel on the new e-passport to March 1 next year for all Kenyans, spokesperson Cyrus Oguna said Thursday.In a press statement sent to media houses Col (Rtd) Oguna said Kenyans can continue to travel on their old passports until early next year.
Three electronic gates (e-gate) have been installed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in the city as the government is going to launch e-passport within the next month, reports BSS.
Residents of Nakuru and nearby towns no longer have to travel to Nairobi to apply for the e-passport after a new travelling document control centre opens today.
Meanwhile, the Directorate has completed arrangements to introduce an innovative E-Passport System within next two months to ensure maximum facilitation to the applicants.
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Interior was informed that Directorate General Immigration and Passport would introduce an innovative E-Passport System within next two months to ensure maximum facilitation to the applicants.
The grant will be utilised for different projects initiated by the ministry including betterment of security arrangements of the federal capital and e-passport. The ministry had forwarded recommendations to provide funds for maintenance of surveillance cameras and purchases of security vehicles for the Islamabad High Court (IHC).
Moreover, the supplementary grant to the ministry will also be expended for e-passport projects and payments of electricity dues.
The domestication entails that production of e-passport will be in Nigeria alone and will no longer be by foreigners.
'Passengers who carry an E-passport to use the machine, all they have to do is insert their passports and follow the guidelines that appear on the screen."
Panelo, according to the former DFA chief, had 'demanded that all rights over all the personal data, source code, data center and other information relating to the performance of the E-passport printing services unlawfully subcontracted to UGEC be reconveyed to the DFA or be acknowledged to be exclusively owned and controled by the DFA.'